Soviet National Evening News

The Soviet national evening news carried excerpts from the Soviet Parliament meeting earlier in the day, where Soviet President Gorbachev… read more

The Soviet national evening news carried excerpts from the Soviet Parliament meeting earlier in the day, where Soviet President Gorbachev announced new elections for national political offices would follow the signing of a new treaty of union for the Soviet states. He also said the Baltic states would be eligible to negotiate their independence following the signing of the treaty. The news coverage also covered President Gorbachev’s acceptance of blame for the failed coup in the Soviet Union, and further events in the movement for independence by the Soviet Union’s republics. Translation from the Russian is by voice over. close

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Soviet National Evening News

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Program ID:
20884-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Moscow, U.S.S.R.
First Aired:
Aug 26, 1991
Last Aired:
Aug 27, 1991

Airing Details

  • Aug 26, 1991 | 9:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1991 | 1:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1991 | 6:25am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 27, 1991 | 9:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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